Skip to main content

About your Search

KRON (MyNetworkTV) 1
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)
Dec 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
of similar services. they say they're happy just to have a job. south korea introduced the public pension system 13 years ago. people who paid into it for at least ten years receive a pension. but just under a third of the population age 65 and above have managed to contribute. they earn an average of about $275, but most have to keep working. some elderly live in rural areas and are pushed to their limits. this is the intensive care unit for people struggling with pesticide abuse. it launched last year in response to growing elderly patients trying to end their lives by drinking the poison. doctors say 95% of the patients arrive after attempting suicide. >> translator: it used to be rare for people in their 80s and 90s to take their own lives. but the number of such cases is on the rise. most are connected with financial issues. >> reporter: statistics show many suicides occur in farming communities. many seniors work their land. pesticides are always in close reach. two years ago, officials at the local mental health center started placing what they call a pesticide safety box outside t
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
initiative. he also pushed changes to the public pension system through the legislature. now he wants to focus on improving the state's water delivery system, and building the nation's first high-speed rail system. given his success in 2012, brown says that he is excited for the year to come. however, he says that he also was to make sure that state spending stays under control while new projects are moving for. >> with the new year, calif. will be getting a lot of new laws. kron 4 urs philippe de djegal highlights a few of them. >> the fine ford dealers who use metals will go up the big time. it will rise to up four times $250. if the new fine will be $1,000. the next line ithe next lot is due o birth control. it will allow them to prescribe medication. drivers of licenses. there are documented immigrants will be able to apply for a driver's license. these are for people who are in a federal program will came to the state as children. as long as they have not broken the law they can apply for a driver's license. >> the homeowners a bill of rights will go in affect and the start of th
Dec 18, 2012 2:00pm PST
and the california public employees retirement system which is the biggest pension fund in the entire country he's asked them to purge their portfolios of gun manufacturers if their products are illegal in california. for the latest on the story, i'm so pleased to be able to welcome inside "the war room," california state treasurer bill lockyer joining us by telephone from hayward california. bill, thank you for being here. hello again after many years. >> jennifer: for our viewers we served together as attorneys general and bill has served in many public positions. now as treasurer he's responsible for a very big portfolio and so how much money bill are we talking about with both of these funds? >> well, altogether, we're talking about $400 billion. but this particular investment that we're talking about was a little over $8 million. so that is the cerberus share of calstrs in this company was modest. it is still an important principle. we're all sort of struggling to try to figure out what's the right policy response. we al
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
than california and illinois, which raised taxes in order to not reform their pension system, and their public employee compensation. not only do they not reform them, they increase them whenever they get a tax increase. so, tax increases are not part of reform. they're what politicians do instead of reform. and you can look at it through national history. but it's easier to see in the 50 states. which are the states that don't raise taxes? they're the ones who do reform government. >> we have to be careful because the most recent data show 300,000 new jobs created in california. i agree the tax scheme is crazy out there. i have no idea how they created all those jobs. but they did. here's what i'm concerned about. which is worse? the number of jobs that will be lost, because the president -- let's say he doesn't compromise on this revenue. the number of jobs being lost by the president's intransigence versus the number of jobs that could be created if we actually did not raise taxes. >> look, nfib and the small business groups say that the tax increases the president wants s
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
who run california's pension system say absolutely not. what is he asking for? >> he's trying to double his pension from $19,000 a month, which is far surpassing almost anyone else in our system as a retiree, to about $38,000 a month. >> reporter: does he deserve $38,000 a month? from the taxpayers? >> the taxpayers are outraged whenever anyone does something like trying to use fraud and deceit and hide the way of which they got paid. and you don't deserve it and it is not allowed. >> reporter: a proposed decision by a state board agrees rejecting adams appeal to increase his pension, but adams is appealing. inside his gated community, he awaits a final decision. kyung lah, cnn, simi valley, california. >>> today's world aids day. my next guest is an activist who talks about being hiv positive. yet still carving out a great life every single day. some positive words even for those without the disease. that's next. was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when yo
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)